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Museum Technicians and Conservators

Prepare and restore objects in a museum collection.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$20.13 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  20.6%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Construct exhibits or parts of exhibits.
  • Prepare materials for preservation, storage, or display.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Maintain operational records.
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Job Title Examples:

Collections Manager
Exhibit Technician
Paintings Conservator

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